Jennifer Croke

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BACKGROUND The Canadian guidelines recommend blood glucose (BG) screening starting at 2 h of age in asymptomatic 'at-risk' babies (including small-for-gestational-age [SGA] and large-for-gestational-age [LGA] infants), with intervention cut-offs of 1.8 mmol/L and 2.6 mmol/L. The present study reviews and audits this practice in full-term newborn(More)
UNLABELLED Bile acids, especially unconjugated deoxycholic acid, cause diarrhea by inducing colonic mucosal secretion of water and electrolytes. This effect has been shown to be mediated by adenylate cyclase (AC). Propranolol, a beta-adrenergic blocking agent which inhibits AC, may then prevent this action of bile acids on colonic mucosa. The aim of this(More)
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